Five-a-side

  • Middlebrook: The referee cost us a point

    Middlebrook: The referee cost us a point

    December 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook said the referee “cost us a point” after Durham University 2nds controversially defeated the 1sts 7-6. Durham opened the scoring after a late start to proceedings but Sunderland rallied and they soon equalised through striker Dan O’Connor. Luke Bedford followed the leveller by […]

     
  • Sunderland in action against Durham last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Men’s Futsal president wants team to bounce back

    December 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook wants his side “to bounce back” ahead of Sunday’s BUCS Northern 1B game against Durham University 2nds. Sunderland have lost five of their six league games so far this season, with their only victory coming in a 4-2 defeat of York University 2nds, […]

     
  • Edwards insists Futsal team must work together

    Edwards insists Futsal team must work together

    December 3, 2015 at 11:30 am

    University of Sunderland Futsal goalkeeper Bradley Edwards believes his side “aren’t playing as a team” this season as they face a relegation battle. The Wearsiders have only won one of their six games in the league and they currently are fighting an uphill battle to survive relegation as they sit […]

     
  • Bradley Edwards: The man behind the gloves

    Bradley Edwards: The man behind the gloves

    December 2, 2015 at 11:00 am

    The University of Sunderland futsal shot-stopper opens up to SportByte about injuries, setbacks and how he drew inspiration from Birmingham City’s League Cup triumph. Fresh from a session at the gym, Bradley Edwards pulled up a chair and set his sports bag on the floor. His distinguishing wide smile was […]

     
  • University of Sunderland women's Futsal team in action against Durham

    Women’s Futsal president using fixture delay time effectively

    December 1, 2015 at 9:44 am

    University of Sunderland women’s futsal president Connie Panayi has explained how the loose fixture schedule for her side has allowed them extra time to “gel”. Panayi’s team played their first fixtures back in the first week of November and are only scheduled to play again in January. The sides lost their two […]

     
  • Men’s Futsal president searching for derby win

    Men’s Futsal president searching for derby win

    November 26, 2015 at 9:30 am

    niversity of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook believes there is a ‘sense of positivity’ within his team ahead of this Sunday’s derby against Northumbria University 2nds. The Wearsiders finally recorded their first win of the BUCS Northern 1B league season last weekend as they defeated University of York 2nds 4-2. […]

     
  • Mens Futsal president confident of turnaround

    Mens Futsal president confident of turnaround

    November 22, 2015 at 12:22 am

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook believes his side have “turned things around” ahead of Sunday’s BUCS Northern 1B game against University of York 2nds. The Wearsiders are yet to get off the mark this season and find themselves sitting bottom of the BUCS league table after four games. The […]

     
  • Futsal president grateful after close encounter with Paris terror attacks

    Futsal president grateful after close encounter with Paris terror attacks

    November 19, 2015 at 2:22 pm
     
  • Sunderland Futsal 2nds, in dark blue, against York St John earlier this season

    University Futsal President thrilled with first win

    November 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Ciaran Ratton was “absolutely delighted” after his side chalked up their first win of the season. The Sunderland 2nd team overcame York men’s 3rds with a comfortable 7-2 victory to claim the spoils in their BUCS Northern 2B curtain raiser on Sunday. Sunderland opened the […]

     
  • Men’s Futsal president wants cup run to boost squad

    Men’s Futsal president wants cup run to boost squad

    October 31, 2015 at 10:00 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s Futsal president Ciaran Ratton believes a cup run would give his team a “fantastic lift”. Both Sunderland squads will be combined when they travel to York on Sunday for two cup clashes. The first match against York St.John 1sts kicks-off on Sunday morning and then […]